ASSESSMENT AND ACHIEVEMENT

ASSESSMENT AND ACHIEVEMENT

The Office of Student Performance oversees the administration of all state, national, and local system-wide assessments. 
 
Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program – TCAP

Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP) has been the state’s testing program since 1988, and it includes TNReady state assessments in math (including Algebra I and Geometry), English language arts, social studies, and science. As the state has transitioned to higher academic standards over the past several years, the tests have become more closely aligned to what educators are teaching. The assessments, administered to students in third through eighth grades, now include more rigorous questions that measure students’ writing, critical thinking, and problem solving skills. An alternative TCAP assessment is given to students with disabilities for whom participation in the traditional state assessment is inappropriate even with the use of extensive accommodations.

 

FSSD TNREADY TESTING

 

  • Grades 3-4

    April 17, Tuesday
    ELA (Writing), Part 1 (80 minutes)

    April 26, Thursday
    ELA, Part 2 (43-45 minutes)
    Science (50 minutes)

    April 27, Friday
    ELA, Part 3 (43-45 minutes)
    Social Studies (50 minutes)

    April 30, Monday
    ELA, Part 4 (50-52 minutes)
    Math, Part 1 (45 minutes)

    May 1, Tuesday
    Math, Part 2 (30 minutes)
    Math, Part 3 (40 minutes)

    Grades 5-8

    April 17, Tuesday
    ELA (Writing), Part 1 (80-85 minutes)

    April 26, Thursday
    ELA, Part 2 (40-50 minutes)
    Science, Part 1 (48 minutes)

    April 27, Friday
    ELA, Part 3 (40-50 minutes)
    Science, Part 2 (47 minutes)

    April 30, Monday
    ELA, Part 4 (40-45 minutes)
    Social Studies, Part 2 (50 minutes)

    May 1, Tuesday
    Math, Part 1 (45 minutes)
    Algebra or Geometry, Part 1 (35 minutes)

    May 2, Wednesday
    Math, Part 2 (30-35 minutes)
    Algebra or Geometry, Part 2 (50 minutes)
    Math, Part 3 (40 minutes)
    Algebra or Geometry, Part 3 (60 minutes)

  •  Make-Up Testing will be held throughout the Testing Window.
  • Individual schools will create and communicate schedules for their specific grade configurations. 
 
STATE REPORT CARD
  • State Report Card:  Viewers will find data and demographic information for all 144 public school districts in Tennessee, as well as individual school data. The Report Card includes a profile page with student demographics as well as value-added composites and student achievement on state assessments. A Comparisons tab allows the user to create their own comparison between the state, schools and districts on the following measures – Achievement, Graduation Rate, ACT Scores, Student Enrollment and Ethnicity, Per Pupil Funding, and Value-Added Composite Scores.

For more information on state testing, please visit the Parent Resources page on the Tennessee Department of Education’s website. It includes a Parent Guide, testing times, and information about supports for students with disabilities. There is also an Assessment FAQ page.

Tennessee and FSSD Mandated Student Assessments: As required by Tennessee law (TCA 49-6-6007), this is a detailed listing of state and local mandated student assessments for the current school year.

 
 
Student Performance
Kay Boan, Ed.D., Supervisor 
Faith Maxwell, Secretary
507 New Highway 96 West
Franklin, TN  37064
615-794-6624

 

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